Originally posted on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 3/3/13
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After injuring his hamstring early on in camp, Clay Buchholz hadn't made a start in any of the spring training games to date for the Red Sox. But with him being healthy and a longer spring because of the WBC, barring any setbacks, he should be on track to start the season. Buchholz made his spring debut on Saturday in a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins to a 1-0 lead in the Mayor's Cup. He went 1 1/3 innings and allowed just one hit while walking two and striking out two. For his first time out, that's not too bad and he'll be able to work on what wrong in his side sessions before his next start. The Red Sox will be missing two more of there players as Shane Victorino has left for Team USA camp while Alfredo Aceves has left for Mexico's camp. Prospect Xander Bogaerts is already gone as he is playing for the Netherlands. His Netherlands team is 1-1 and he has no hits so far in five at-bats. He has walked twice and scored a run. Today, the Red Sox will welcome their most hated rival the New York Yankees to JetBlue Park at Fenway South. First pitch is scheduled for 1:35 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Yankees television market you can catch the game on YES. And if you miss the game, the MLB Network will have a replay at 4 p.m. You can listen to the game on WEEI in the Boston area. If you have the MLB At-Bat app or a RSN membership, you'll be able to listen to the game using the GameDay audio feature. To see the lineups for today's game plus the overnight links from the local media, please click on the continue reading button below if you're on the home page. 1. Brett Gardner LF 1. Jacoby Ellsbury CF 2. Eduardo Nunez SS 2. Dustin Pedroia 2B 3. Jayson Nix 2B 3. Stephen Drew SS 4. Juan Rivera DH 4. Mike Napoli 1B 5. Dan Johnson 1B 5. Daniel Nava LF 6. Melky Mesa CF 6. Will Middlebrooks 3B 7. Zoilo Almonte RF 7. Jarrod Saltalamacchia DH 8. Corban Joseph 3B 8. David Ross C 9. Bobby Wilson SS 9. Jackie Bradley, Jr. RF Adam Warren SP Ryan Dempster SP Dempster will be followed by Drake Britton, Junichi Tazawa, Joel Hanrahan, Andrew Miller, Andrew Bailey, Koji Uehara. Warren will be followed by RHP Jose Ramirez, RHP Chase Whitley, RHP Preston Claiborne, LHP Juan Cedeno, LHP Josh Spence, RHP Kelvin Perez Check back as more links will be added before if/when they become available before game time and will be bolded. To open the links up in a new tab or window, use Control+click Confounding Alfredo Aceves is hard to figure out [boston herald] David Ortiz’s injury tough to shake [boston herald] Good word on Allen Webster [boston herald] Craig Breslow has no Trumbull recalling [boston herald] Sox may win over fans [boston herald] Shane Victorino leaves for Old Glory [boston herald] Buchholz: 'Everything felt good' in first Grapefruit League start [csn new england] Victorino gets final tune-up before the WBC [csn new england] Notebook: Aceves gets win for Sox before leaving for WBC [csn new england] Report: No guarantee Ortiz will be ready for Opening Day [csn new england] Takeaways: Sox 2, Twins 1; Buch debuts [espn boston] Another impressive day for Webster [extra bases] Baseball coverage in today's Globe [extra bases] Tough crowd in the clubhouse [extra bases] David Ortiz may be ready to play by the end of next week [full count] John Farrell, and the umpires, were impressed with Allen Webster Saturday [full count] Clay Buchholz’s Restored Health, Use of All Pitches Enough to Be Satisfied With Right-Hander’s Spring Debut [nesn.com] David Ortiz’s Rehab Progressing as Scheduled, Slugger Hopes to See Game Action by Next Week (Video) [nesn.com] John Farrell and sacrifice bunts [projo sox blog] Allen Webster steals the show again [projo sox blog] Fortnotes*: Mauer and Morneau talk Napoli, Farrell talks bunts, Buchholz talks return [projo sox blog] Ortiz may make Grapefruit debut late next week [redsox.com] Bard throws side session, slated to pitch Monday [redsox.com] Middlebrooks returns; Salty, Gomes remain out [redsox.com] Victorino, Aceves receive final Classic tuneups [redsox.com] Buchholz focuses on process, not numbers [redsox.com] Arms dealers? How Rubby De La Rosa, Allen Webster might transform Red Sox [alex speier - weei.com] Don't call it a comeback: Buchholz looks to build on, not forget, 2012 [alex speier - weei.com] For more slices of Red Sox goodness, head over to the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, CSN New England,  ESPN Boston, NESN, Providence Journal, RedSox.com and WEEI websites. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well. photo credit: matt stone - boston herald
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